Georgia Engel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Dec, 2017
Facts of Georgia Engel
Date of Birth: 1948 , July-28
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Georgia Engel
Birth Name Georgia Bright Engel
Father Benjamin Franklin Engel
Mother Ruth Caroline
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Drack brown
Hair Color Drack brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-24-32
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 32
Affair with N/A
Boyfriend N/A
Education University of Hawaii at Manoa
Awards Obie Award for Performance
Sisters Robin Ruth Engel
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Synopsis

Georgia Engel is an American actress, well known for portraying as Georgette Franklin Baxter on the American sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. She is also known for her role in Open Season and Grown Ups 2.

Early life and education

Georgia Engel was born as Georgia Bright Engel on 28th July 1948 in Washington, D.C., United States of America. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Engel is born to Ruth Caroline and Benjamin Franklin Engel, who was a Coast Guard admiral. She grew up with her sister Robin Ruth Engel who was Miss Hawaii 1967.

Engel went to the Kodiak Island Borough School District, and Walter Johnson High School as well as the Academy of the Washington Ballet for her high school education.

Engel also obtained her college degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  

Career

Georgia Engel began her career working for musical production, American Light Opera Company. She made her debut in Broadway production ‘Hello, Dolly!’ in 1964.

Engel‘s breakthrough performance in Mary Tyler Moore Show as Georgette Franklin Baxter in 1972.  She then got an opportunity to play in 1980 sitcoms 'Goodtime Girls' and 'Jennifer Slept Here'.  

Engle also played a recurring role in Coach and featured in The Cares Bears Movies as the voice of Love-a-lot Bear in 1985. Her fame rose to prominence level when she made her appearance in Everybody Loves Raymond as Pat MacDougall.

Engle made her first film debut in Taking Off and then appeared in The Outside Man in 1973, Signs of Life in 1989, as well as Papa, Was a Preacher in 1987.

She also appeared on other TV- movies including, The Day the Women Got Even in 1980, The Sweetest Thing in 2002, and A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story in 1978.  

Likewise, she gave her incredible performance in various Television series, film, as well as Theatre. It’s been more than four decades and her mesmerizing work is still praised in the industry. She has given her full passion and dedication in her work.

Engel starred in the new musical Gotta Dance, which was premiered at the Bank of America Theatre, Chicago on December 13, 2015, running through January 2016. The cast also stars Lillias White, Stefanie Powers, and Andre DeShields.

Personal life

The 69-year-old gorgeous actress Engel is still a single woman. While she was young she must have made a few boyfriends but the news about her affairs never surfaced in the media due to her secretive nature. 

Now also Engel has kept quiet regarding her affairs. Even though she hasn’t revealed much about her personal life, she has made it clear that love and affairs are not her cups of tea.

Net worth

Georgia Engel is earned a huge amount of salary from her successful career as an actress. Her current net worth is around $8 million.

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